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Halkidiki: Magical Northern Greek Getaway Boasts Stunning Beaches

Halkidiki is an often overlooked peninsula in Northern Greece perfect for international tourists looking for a nature filled getaway.

Prehistoric “Human Skull” Petralona Cave in Greece Reopening Soon

The Petralona Cave and museum in Halkidiki, northern Greece, will reopen to the public by June 2023, following restoration works

Series of Aftershocks Follow 5.4 Earthquake at Athos, Greece

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale was recorded on Sunday, 23 km (14.3 miles) southwest of the Athos peninsula and 229 km (142 miles) north-northwest of Athens, the Geodynamics Institute of Athens National Observatory said. The quake's focal...

The Aristotle Menu: Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher

According to Aristotle, the world was based on five elements -- earth, fire, water, air, and ether. Culinary professor Giorgos Palisidis has now created what he calls the "Aristotelian menu," based on foods and ingredients from northern Greece, the...

Tourist Devotes Entire Vacation to Cleaning Beaches in Greece

A Swedish tourist spent his entire vacation in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, cleaning garbage from his favorite beaches. Daniel Tornkvist, a regular visitor to Chalkidiki, said he was very disappointed when he arrived in July and show the rubbish that had...

Diaporos: The Exotic Greek Island with Warm Waters All Year Round

Diaporos islet in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round.

Beaches in Greece Rank Among Top Secret Spots in Europe

Greece ranks twice on a list of the top "secret beaches" in Europe featured in the latest edition of Travel + Leisure, a top travel magazine.

Illegal Lead Shot from Hunters Poisons, Kills Flamingos in Greece

Illegal lead pellets used by hunters in Greece have poisoned and killed dozens of flamingos who migrate to the area each year to breed.

Dramatic Waterspouts Appear Off Greek Coast After Tuesday's Severe Storms

After unexpected rain storms slammed into the country early Tuesday morning, sharp-eyed weatherspotters were able to capture waterspouts which formed near the island of Thasos and the northern Greek region of Chalkidiki. https://www.facebook.com/meteology/videos/2036007903196138 The impressive weather phenomena are simply columns of wind...

Greece: 286 New Coronavirus Cases, Three Deaths on Friday, New Measures Introduced

Greek Officials announced that their health authorities had detected 286 new cases of Covid-19, and there had been three deaths with the virus on Friday. Of the 286 cases, 31 have been connected to known outbreaks, and 37 were discovered...